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December 19, 2022

New GBTA Podcast

Incorporating Diversity, Equity and Inclusion into your Meetings & Events

Diversity is a fact and being more inclusive is becoming a necessity in order to fully engage today's workforce and creating inclusive spaces for your meeting and event attendees is equally as important as when they are back in their regular workspaces.  Our podcast will discuss why it's important, how to get started and provide some easy tips and tricks to get started on your journey toward creating a more inclusive meeting experience. 

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American Express Global Business Travel Anticipates Rising Airfare In 2023 (SIMPLE FLYING)

Will Airlines Defy Traditional Headwinds to Prosper in 2023? (FLIGHT GLOBAL)


Accor’s List of Top 2023 Hotel Openings (TRAVEL DAILY NEWS)


Sustainable Aviation Fuel Production More Than Triples in 2022 (BTN EUROPE)

From Plane to Train: Europe Is Pushing Climate-Friendly Travel (ING)


The Road Ahead: 5 Evolutions in Ground Transportation to Watch for in 2023 (HOSPITALITY NET)


7 Significant Travel Trends to Expect in 2023 (TRAVEL DAILY MEDIA)

Travel Pro Signs Deal with Travelogix (BTN EUROPE)

The Bleisure Traveler—Coming to the Rescue of Airlines Everywhere (FOX BUSINESS)

Quarantine-Free Travel to China Could Happen Within 6 Months, But Risk of Return to Zero-COVID Remains (BUSINESS TIMES)

Industry Spotlight

Calling All U.S. Travel Managers:
GBTA Research Survey

GBTA is working on a research project about U.S. travel program goals, priorities, and challenges in 2023. You can help by completing this survey about your travel program. 

Results will be published early next year and featured in a March webinar. All responses are confidential and no identifying information will be shared.


GBTA Europe Advisory Board 
Call for Applications

The GBTA Europe Advisory Board provides strategic guidance and support to GBTA’s activities and development in the region. The Board strives to represent the European membership base, GBTA wishes to fill its 3 vacant seats and create a pipeline of members for the 5 seats which will become vacant in November 2023.

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New Date Added
Travel Risk Management Bootcamp Understanding and Implementing ISO31030

Explore Travel Risk Management in the context of the new ISO 31030 standard and gain the tools and confidence to update and/or create a robust system within your organization to ensure the safety and well-being of travellers. This course, led by travel risk management experts Global Secure Accreditation in conjunction with GBTA, is designed to give practical guidance to anyone involved in building, supporting and managing corporate travel programs.

New Date
January 17 - 18, 2023 | Register now

This course will be delivered as a one-day, virtual event with expert speaker presentations, group sessions and individual exercises to complete.

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Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

Czech Republic, Germany, Poland and Slovakia - Adverse winter weather forecast across Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, and Slovakia through Dec. 22. Hazardous travel conditions likely.

Germany - Flight disruptions are likely at Frankfurt Airport, Germany, through December. Plan for delays. Reconfirm flights.

Japan - Heavy snowfall forecast across the Tohoku and Hokuriku regions, Japan, through at least Dec. 20. Hazardous travel conditions likely.

Mayotte and Reunion - Disruptions likely to Mayotte-based Ewa Air schedule through Dec. 21 due to workers' strike. Reconfirm flights.

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Upcoming Events

Travel Risk Management Bootcamp Understanding and Implementing ISO31030
January 17 - 18

GBTA Conference 2023 | Mexico City
March 15 - 16

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Chris Truss, Sustainability Director, Reed & Mackay – a TripActions Company and member of GBTA’s Sustainability Leadership Council, share their insights on what is needed to build a greener future for business travel. Learn More

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GBTA Career Spotlight
Regional Manager, GBTA Canada

The Regional Manager, GBTA Canada is a vital role in the continued growth and success of GBTA’s region of Canada. Working as an extension of the Global Operations team, this role will be the main operational contributor for GBTA Canada. Learn More

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